Japanese train company apologises for early departure caused by leaves on branches

Japanese train company apologises for early departure caused by leaves on branches

  A Japanese rail company apologised after one of its trains left 20 seconds early due to the large number of leaves that are still on the branches of nearby trees.   Management of the Tsukuba Express line that runs between Tokyo and the city of Tsukuba said the early departure was unavoidable due to…

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The world’s largest passenger aircraft will be turned into an airport

The world’s largest passenger aircraft will be turned into an airport

  An Airbus A380 Superjumbo has been retired from service but due to its sheer size will be repurposed and used as a French airport instead.   Singapore Airlines returned the plane to its leasing company where it will be kitted out with a Sunglasses Hut, a branch of Tie Rack, several champagne bars and…

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Greggs life-sized advent calendar prevents the opening of multiple doors at once

Greggs life-sized advent calendar prevents the opening of multiple doors at once

  Greggs have announced the launch of a new life-sized advent calendar that is designed for people who can’t resist opening multiple doors at once.   The calendar will include an array of festive items such as the festive Bake, flavoured lattes, mince pies and classic delights such as the sausage roll – but customers…

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Tesco confirms its covert ‘war on Christmas’ is as real as Santa Claus

Tesco confirms its covert ‘war on Christmas’ is as real as Santa Claus

  Tesco this week confirmed the accusations it is waging a covert war on Christmas are as real as Santa Claus.   The supermarket retailer’s Christmas TV advert features a Muslim family celebrating the festive period and concedes that this is proof of a sinister plot to eradicate Yuletide from the calendar alongside making it…

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Crying caused by Christmas adverts is set to hit record levels this year

Crying caused by Christmas adverts is set to hit record levels this year

  The amount of crying generated by Christmas adverts is set to hit record levels this year according to an industry trade body.   The Advertising Association says the likelihood of someone bursting into tears whilst watching the latest Christmas advert by one of the major retailers such as John Lewis, M&S and Asda has…

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Julian Clary makes a joke about ‘fisting’ ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont

Julian Clary makes a joke about ‘fisting’ ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont

Have you ever damaged your career by making a rude joke whilst announcing the winner at an industry awards conference? If you have, you’re not alone. Gay TV comic icon Julian Clary made a rude joke about the then Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont whom Clary claimed he had just been ‘fisting,’ after comparing…

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Notice of disciplinary meeting – Council Tree Planting Department

Notice of disciplinary meeting – Council Tree Planting Department

Date: 11/11/2017   Dear Robert, I am writing to tell you that you are required to attend a disciplinary meeting on Monday at 9am regarding tree planting which is to be held in my office. At this meeting the question of disciplinary action against you, in accordance with Disciplinary Procedure, will be considered with regard…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Sunglasses in the office

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Sunglasses in the office

  Dear Darcus, I can’t help wearing sunglasses in the office. I’m a huge fan of Roy Orbison and he always wore shades whether he was indoors or outdoors and nobody thought it was in any way strange. When I do it however, all my employees think it’s hypocritical when I tell them that it’s…

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10 of the most adorable office dogs we could find on the internet

10 of the most adorable office dogs we could find on the internet

No modern office is complete without the obligatory office dog. Whether the boss brings their pet in to work every day to keep everybody de-stressed or if the dog in question is used as a deterrent for anyone that doesn’t toe the line, having a dog wandering about in the average office is as common…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not build your own search engine?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not build your own search engine?

Do you remember the last time you opened up an excel spreadsheet? The last time you flicked a rubber band at a colleague or the last time you had to get an Uber home after work because that ‘swift pint’ you were convinced by your colleagues to indulge in ended at 4am on a Tuesday…

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